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What are the common non communicable and communicable diseases?

What are the common non communicable and communicable diseases?

See CDC website: Too many to name here...I suggest that you contact the center for disease control...They will have common listings for you. You might also reference the merk manual. ...Read more

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What are some inherited diseases?

What are some inherited diseases?

Too many to list: There's many. We're you thinking of one specifically to learn about? Some classic ones we learn about in med school are sickle cell. Disease., cystic fibrosis, huntingtons disease. ...Read more

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What are some diseases similar to tuberculosis?

What are some diseases similar to tuberculosis?

Leprosy, sarcoid: Disease caused by acid fast bacilli include human and bovine tuberculosis, mycobacterium-avium complex in patient with immune deficiency, like aids. There are also strains that cause skin ulcers. Leprosy is also caused by acid fast bacteria. Not an infection, but sarcoidosis has features similar to tb. ...Read more

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What are some rheumatic diseases?

What are some rheumatic diseases?

Rheumatoid arthritis: Rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, systemic lupus erythematosus, osteoarthritis, sjogren's syndrome, -these are some of the commoner ones: http://www.Webmd.Com/rheumatoid-arthritis/an-overview-of-rheumatic-diseases?Page=2. ...Read more

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How are communicable and genetic disease different?

How are communicable and genetic disease different?

Very different: Communicable disease are diseases that you can catch from someone else. Genetic diseases are caused by changes in your genes. Genetic diseases can only be passed on from your parents. ...Read more

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What are some common cardiovascular diseases?

What are some common cardiovascular diseases?

Atherosclerosis: Heart disease myocardial infarction valvular regurgitation valvular stenosis pericarditis perpheral arterial or venous or lymphatic disease and obstruction pvd with claudication and so many others. ...Read more

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What are some examples of highly contagious diseases that are lethal?

What are some examples of highly contagious diseases that are lethal?

Smallpox: Smallpox is the most famous example. Measles is the most contagious disease and was deadly to the American Indians because it was new to them. Ebola has a high fatality rate but isn't super-catching. Pneumonia plague is very deadly but tends to vanish except during epidemics of ordinary plague. HIV untreated is deadly but is quite hard to catch. ...Read more

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What are some common liver diseases?

What are some common liver diseases?

Many: Its a long list we can break it down into certain categories 1: toxic (alcohol) 2: infectious ( hepatitis ) 3: immune mediated ( primary biliary cirrhosis) 4: cancers there's many more. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of tay-sachs disease?

What are some symptoms of tay-sachs disease?

Symptoms of TAYSACHS: Children are noemal at birth and develop normally first six months than deterioration of mental and physical abilities start child develop blindness, deafness, unable to swallow, atrophic and becomes paralysed and death occurs before age of four. ...Read more

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What are the most common communicable disease?

Probably: rhinovirus, which is responsible for most colds. ...Read more

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What are some common heart diseases?

What are some common heart diseases?

Heart disease: Broad categories, atherosclerotic, degenerative, congenital, hypertensive, valvar, infectious, toxic, inflammatory, neoplastic and some i'm likely overlooking. ...Read more

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What are some degenerative diseases?

What are some degenerative diseases?

Many: Osteoarthritis for one is age and trauma related wear and tear of the cartilage in joints. There are many others including macular degeneration of the retina, etc. ...Read more

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What are some common sexually transmitted diseases?

What are some common sexually transmitted diseases?

Gonnorhea,Syphilis;: The following are common stds 1gonnorhea 2syphilis 3herpes simplex 4chlamydia 5trichomonus infection 6hpv infection 7hiv infection and aids 8chancroid 9Hepatitis B 10 Moluscum Contagiosom 11 Pubic Lice 12Donovanosis(Granuloma Inguinale) ...Read more

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What are some common diseases that are terminal?

Most can be: Common diseases like heart disease, diabetes, and hypertension (high blood pressure) all can be terminal without proper care, management, and close follow-up. In some cases other more classically terminal diseases can be considered 'chronic' with lifelong active treatments. ...Read more

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What are some diseases that smoking causes?

What are some diseases that smoking causes?

Many: In addition to cancer, there is emphysema, chronic bronchitis, heart disease, copd, ... Shall i go on? It has also been implicated in erectile dysfunction and has been shown to cause calcium loss in bones. Many orthopedic surgeons will refuse to operate (especially for spinal surgeries) unless a smoking patient quits before the surgery. ...Read more

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How are an communicable disease and a non-communicable disease different?

Give to others,,,: Communicable diseases can be given to others while non-communicable diseases cannot. ...Read more